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January 21, 2018 8:32 pm

Om Prakash Rawat had received Prime Minister’s Award on April 21, 2010, for excellence in Public Administration for innovative group initiative “Recognition of Forest Rights”

January 20, 2018 5:21 pm

Raghunandan Yandamuri who is on a death row, is currently imprisoned in Greene State Correctional Institution, a maximum-security prison in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. 

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January 11, 2018 4:29 pm

The brain behind PSLV project, for which he has been working since 1982, Sivan is popularly known as the 'Rocket Man' for his significant contribution in the development of cryogenic engines

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January 9, 2018 9:11 am

In 1968, he was awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with two other researchers.

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January 5, 2018 4:52 pm

Satyendra Nath Bose was honoured with Padma Vibhusan in 1954, the second-highest civilian award in India. In 1959 he was appointed National Professor

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December 26, 2017 10:55 am

Noor Muhammad Tantray, a three-feet-tall militant, had become a security headache for forces in the Valley after he jumped parole and rejoined militancy.

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December 25, 2017 5:35 pm

Despite multiple requests from India in the past, Pakistan has been denying consular access to Jadhav claiming that New Delhi wants to extract information gathered by its “spy." 

December 25, 2017 1:47 pm

The 41-year-old opposition leader gained prominence in the Russian politics after his blog became a popular voice of dissent after 2008.

December 20, 2017 6:51 pm

Suhaib Ilyasi became a household name in late 90's with the super success of his crime show India's Most Wanted on Indian television.

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December 15, 2017 2:39 pm

Born and brought-up in Lucknow, Jitesh Singh Deo who won the Mr India 2017 contest, did his graduation from Indraprastha Engineering College in Delhi. A model by profession he aspires to be an actor. And like most of Indian men now, he too would like to date Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar, if given a chance.

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December 13, 2017 3:35 pm

The last Democrat leader to be elected from the state was Richard Shelby, who later joined Republicans in 1994, who was incumbent senator from Alabama.

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December 13, 2017 1:08 pm

Roy Moore: The Republican candidate who lost Alabama Senate elections to Democrat Doug Jones after a scandal-tainted campaign. Here's all you need to know about him.

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December 12, 2017 9:40 am

Akayed Ullah, arrived in the US on an F43 visa and, according to the Department of Homeland Security, is a lawful permanent resident of the country.

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December 9, 2017 11:43 am

Homai Vyarawalla was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian award, in 2011. She was also conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the I&B Ministry in 2010.

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December 2, 2017 5:02 pm

Salil S Parekh was previously with Capgemini for 25 years and was till recently a member of the Group Executive Board.

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December 1, 2017 11:00 pm

Considered as President Trump's favourite general, Michael Flynn swiftly gained prominence with his fiery speech at the 2016 Republican Convention and Trump rewarding him with a plum job as his top national security aide.

November 28, 2017 3:50 pm

Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule wrote 16 books that contributed to the social awakening of the dontrodden masses who were subject to the atrocities of the upper castes and the British administrators at that time. 

November 27, 2017 2:54 pm

In a recent development, Vignesh Mevani has announced that he will be contesting as an independent candidate from Banaskantha’s Vadgam for the 2017 Gujarat assembly elections 2017.

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November 27, 2017 12:25 am

Shraddha Shashidhar is an Indian model and the winner of Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2017, who will compete against 71 title holders at Miss Universe 2017, which is to be held on November 26.

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November 24, 2017 6:00 am

In remembrance of the sacrifice made by Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Nanak is worshipped in the Sikh culture and November 24 is celebrated as the Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day.

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November 23, 2017 4:36 pm

In 1960, young Mnangagwa exhibited his first political spark, when he was expelled from college which led to blowing up of a locomotive. So at just 18, Mnangagwa was sentenced to prison for 10 years.

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November 23, 2017 4:06 pm

Shubhangi Swaroop, a native of Uttar Pradesh, will soon be flying Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft.

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November 22, 2017 11:23 am

Born on this day in 1864, Rukhmabai Raut went on to become India's first qualified physician and was a major cause behind the enactment of Age of Consent Act in 1891. Google doodle honours her on her birth anniversary today.

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November 18, 2017 9:41 pm

Manushi Chhillar was crowned as the Miss World 2017 after a 17-year-long wait. Know who she is

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November 15, 2017 2:16 pm

Grace Mugabe, first lady and wife of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, could rise to take her husband's position once he steps down or dies. The 52-year-old is over four decades younger than her 93-year-old husband and holds a strong grip over the ruling Zanu-PF party. 

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November 15, 2017 10:26 am

Though he lived a short span of life, Birsa Munda is known to have mobilised the tribal community against the British and had also forced the colonial officials to introduce laws protecting the land rights of the tribals.

November 9, 2017 9:34 am

Everything you need to know about the Indian-origin MP who was forced to step down as UK's international development secretary.

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November 8, 2017 5:36 pm

Sitara Devi was born in 1920 as Dhanno as the daughter of Matsya Kumari, who was from the royal family of Nepal and Sukhadev Maharaj, a Vaishnavite Sanskrit scholar whose vocation was to teach and participate in kathak dance performances.

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Cartoonist G Bala is at the centre of controversy for the past few days over a cartoon that also landed him in jail. One caricature made recently by the ‘not so subtle’ artist went viral and was shared by thousands of people that drew ire from the bureaucracy. The 36-year-old Bala calls himself an editorial […]

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November 6, 2017 11:29 am

At 31, he could become one of the longest ruling monarch in Saudia Arabia history. Here is everything you need to know about Saudi's crowned prince Mohammad Bin Salman.

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November 5, 2017 12:14 pm

Born in 1953, Prince Miteb was the last remaining member of late King Abdullah’s Shammar branch of the family to retain an important position at the top of the Saudi power structure

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November 5, 2017 8:52 am

For his huge contribution to statistical science, Hirotugu Akaike was awarded the Kyoto Prize in 2006

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November 4, 2017 6:52 pm

KM Cariappa received the prestigious order of the British Empire (OBE) for his role in the Burma against the Japanese during the Second World War.

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November 3, 2017 5:50 pm

The words and teachings of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikh religion, are registered in the form of 974 hymns in the holy texts of the Guru Granth Sahib. This year Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti will be commemorated on November 4.

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November 1, 2017 10:08 am

Manhattan terror attack: Investigators reportedly found a note left by the suspect Sayfullo Saipov claiming he carried out the attack in the name of the Islamic State militant group. 

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October 28, 2017 9:17 am

The son of agricultural labourers from Kerala who shifted to Karnataka sometime in the '60s, KJ George is known to be Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's most trusted man.